Amy Peck discusses the implications of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) extending its I-9 verification flexibility in the wake of COVID-19 and best practices for ensuring compliance in “Form I-9 Remote Review Extended Through Summer 2021,” published by SHRM.
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Andrew Maunz discusses the practical, compliance and enforcement implications of worker misclassification and related litigation issues to watch as the EEOC considers addressing challenges facing potentially misclassified workers in “Gig Work, Contractor Status Land on EEOC’s Anti-Bias Radar,” published by Bloomberg Law.
Mark Adams, a partner in the Labor & Employment Practice Group, and Jacob Pritt, an associate in the Labor & Employment Practice Group, wrote the article “5th Circuit Rejects Disability Discrimination Claim Based on Alcoholism,” republished by HR Daily Advisor.
On May 28, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its guidance relating to employers’ obligations and limitations in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in the workplace. Most notably, the EEOC’s newly revised guidance gave the go-ahead to employers seeking to incentivize COVID-19 vaccinations in the workplace.
FRESNO, Calif. (June 2, 2021) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has added Gerardo V. Hernandez as a shareholder in its Fresno office. Hernandez joins from Raimondo & Associates. His arrival follows a number of key lateral additions in the last several months,
“Flexibility might be great in theory, but it just doesn’t work for us.”
Birmingham Beverage Company, Inc. doing business as AlaBev, a Birmingham-based wholesale distributor and importer of beer, cider, alcohol-free drinks and specialty foods, will pay $825,000 and furnish other relief to settle a race discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.
As Joe Biden launched his presidential run, he made an early stop at the Washington headquarters of the AFL-CIO to meet with its president, Richard Trumka.
U.S. employers may require existing workers and new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19, per new guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
There’s a lot that Lindsay Duran has been thinking about as some of her co-workers are slowly starting to come back to the office.
Evan Sohn, Recruiter.com chairman and CEO, on working from home, the worker shortage, the hunt for talent and the jobs most in demand in today’s economy.
On the day in April 2020 that Valerie Mekki lost her job, she was scared to share the bad news with her children. So she hid in her room for 45 minutes.
Nathan Sheets of Pgim talks about when the country could return to full employment again.
Recent projections show women’s employment rates may not recover until 2024—two full years after a full recovery for men.
Thanks to COVID-19, issues like depression, obesity and burnout are on the rise, making it imperative for employees to utilize time off to rest and recharge.